October 18, 1954

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Airport Aid

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Military Experts Open Missiles Probe

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New Af Contracts Top $1 Billion

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Airport Aid

Program resumes after one-year suspension. Fiscal 1955 spending will top $20 million.

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Military Experts Open Missiles Probe

Top-level Defense Department investigation expected to have profound effect on future developments. Service spokesmen see situation much improved over last spring, when senators called it ‘disorganized.’

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New Af Contracts Top $1 Billion

Production orders go for B-58, F-104 and KC-135, as B-52 and F-100 programs are increased sharply.
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Boeing Promotes Jet Liner Sales

An airline version of the 707 jet transport will be capable of carrying 80 to 130 passengers nonstop across the Atlantic at 550 mph., Kenneth C. Gordon, Boeing Airplane Co.’s manager of commercial sales, said last week. Cost per passenger-mile, he forecast, will be comparable to the best of present four-engine transports.
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Cab Acts to Clear Tiger-slick Status

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Boeing Rolls Out 1,000th B-47 Stratojet

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Twin-jet Cessna T-37 Makes First Flight

Cessna Aircraft Co.’s new twin-jet XT-37 intermediate Air Force trainer made its first flight last week at Wichita’s new Municipal Airport. Bob Hagan, Cessna’s chief jet test pilot, flew the all-metal side-by-side trainer 1 hr. 5 min. on its initial hop, trailed by an Air Force T-33 and a Cessna 310.
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Nlrb Rules on Boeing

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Boac Talks Turboprop Dc-7

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Allegheny Asks Action on Lca Merger Case

Allegheny Airlines has asked Civil Aeronautics Board to step up action on the Lake Central Airlines acquisition case. The acquisition case has been at the Board in one form or another since September 1952, when North Central Airlines filed a plan to acquire stock control of Lake Central.
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